Canadian John Deere Dealers Martin Deerline and Agland to Merge Operations

Canadian John Deere dealers Martin Deerline and Agland will merge operations effective July 31, 2024, subject to necessary approvals and due diligence. Both operations have complementary goals, cultures, and a shared vision for the future. The combined entity will be rebranded “Horizon Ag and Turf”.

Image source: Agland

Martin Deerline is a family business operating since 1965. It’s a 10-location John Deere dealership operating in Edmonton (2 locations), Warburg, Mayerthorpe, Westlock, Barrhead, High Prairie, Falher, Wetaskiwin and Calgary.

Agland is a family business that has been operating as a John Deere dealer since 1957. It has three locations operating in Lloydminster, St. Paul and Vermilion.

“This partnership is a significant step forward in our strategy to continue to build a strong, relevant business that focuses on taking care of our staff, our customers, and our suppliers, the three pillars of our business. We both have a long successful history in the Agricultural, Construction and Turf businesses, and this is a natural move forward for us.”

said Cam Kay, GM of Agland, who will continue to lead the overall business as CEO of the newly formed entity, Horizon Ag & Turf.

Image source: Martin Deerline

“The Martin Deerline and Agland teams have been neighboring dealers and friends for nearly 60 years and we are excited to see this opportunity come to fruition. Going forward, we will have expanded inventories, more product specialists, and the ability to provide more timely, innovative solutions.”

said Cam Martin, current CEO of Martin Deerline.

Cam Martin (Edmonton), and Darren Lindsay (Lloydminster), will serve as the operations managers of their respective regional dealership locations at Horizon Ag & Turf. Merrill Martin (Edmonton) and Wayne Peyre (Westlock) will serve on the board of directors alongside Cam Martin, Darren Lindsay and Cam Kay.

Source: Agland, Martin Deerline

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